Apollo Home Healthcare
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.
Job vacancy
Work with us and make a real difference to peoples lives.

Health Care Assistant - Neuromuscular Care job vacancy in Stockport, Greater Manchester

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Pay Rate (ph)
10.50 - 12.50

Stockport - Greater Manchester

Work Patterns
Full Time, Part Time, Days, Nights, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays,

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Job description

Apollo Home Healthcare is recruiting a dedicated and compassionate Health Care Assistant with a genuine interest in working with children and young people to join one of our existing teams, supporting the parents to care for their son.

This young person is based in Stockport and has a neuromuscular condition that primarily affects his muscles that are used for moving and breathing.

He is fully dependant on his devoted parents and dedicated care team for all his needs. Therefore, as part of his team, you will play an essential role in promoting his independence and assisting him to live the lifestyle he chooses.

We have the following day and night shifts available

  • Days - 7:15am to 2:45pm
  • Days - 1:30pm to 9:00pm
  • Nights - 8:30pm to 7:30am

The young person is non-verbal and communicates through a specialised tablet, so patience and understanding are vitally important qualities in order to allow him to make his own choices and ensure his voice is heard.

His interests include watching TV, listening to music, playing on his IPad and enjoying other people's company especially when they are singing and being silly! He has a fun and friendly personality with a great sense of humour and a very loving nature.

It is essential that Health Care Assistants have at least 6 months previous hands-on care experience. Experience in complex care is an advantage but not essential as we provide an extensive training programme by registered nurses who will fully support you throughout the process and will be conducted at your own pace. Training will be during the day (for day or night staff) and will involve various shift times around our clients needs.

Once the training has been successfully completed and competencies have been achieved, you will support the young person to a high standard of care with ongoing support from both the parents and the existing team.

This position will be ideal for someone who would like to develop their existing knowledge and skills in complex care with children or young people. You must be a good team player with excellent communication skills and be able to develop a collaborative working relationship with the parents which is non-judgemental and sensitive to the home environment.

You must be a genuine, fun and kind person who really enjoys the company of children and young people with special needs and skilled in interacting and engaging with them, especially singing and dancing and being silly which is essential!

If you are interested, please do not hesitate to apply! For any other enquiries you can contact our dedicated recruitment team on 01902 847111 or email us on

Why work for Apollo Home Healthcare?

We specialise in the provision of highly complex clinical care services delivered in the homes of service users.

We are passionate about delivering the highest standard of care and we recognise that our Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers are integral to doing this. In return for your hard work and dedication you will receive:

  • Flexible hours to suit
  • Confirmed rotas
  • Excellent rates of pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Full clinical training
  • Opportunity to work with other service users in the area
  • Ongoing professional training and development

If you have the experience we are looking for, but the hours may not suit you on this position, please do not hesitate to call and speak to our dedicated recruitment team on 01902 847111 or email on

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